News bites: Shutdown halts federal rulemaking



The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) top enfocement official is stepping down, The New York Times reports.

Hundreds of schools have dropped out of the federal school lunch program since new health standards took effect last year, according to The Washington Times. 

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The U.S. Justice Department is suing North Carolina over the state’s tough new voting restrictions, RegWatch reports.

Sen. John McCainJohn McCainMeghan McCain fires back at Drudge over ‘obnoxious’ headline Ryan: Obama putting 'pet' projects above troops The Hill’s 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ariz.) chided Attorney Gen. Eric HolderEric H. HolderAirbnb celebrates voting rights bill while confronting discrimination allegations Holder: Trump 'a very shallow man' Mothers of the Movement: Hillary ‘isn’t afraid to say Black Lives Matter’ MORE for meeting with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon ahead of an expected multi-billion dollar settlement between the firm and regulators.

The Obama administration granted Texas a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law.

Holder pledged to slash his own pay in a government shutdown.

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